HIS-116 - Intro to African-American History: 1865-Present

3 credits

The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the history of the Afro-American in the United States. Beginning with an exploration of the African heritage, the course will explore the social, economic, and political role of Afro- Americans from 1865 through the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. The course will also examine the development of black culture in the United States, the diversity of this culture, and its contribution to American culture in general.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Behavioral and Social Sciences requirements.

Previously known as: HIST-323